Thursday, 19 September 2013

GBS ( Gullian Barre Syndrome ) Detail :

GULLIAN BARRE SYNDROME
PREDISPOSING FACTORS:
AGE: COMMON BETWEEN 15 TO 25 YEARS.
SEX: COMMON IN FEMALES
INFECTION:VIRAL IN THE FORM OF EPSTEIN BARR VIRUS.
VACCINATION: RABIES,TYPHOID,TETANUS,OR INFLUENZA.
IDIOPATHIC:

CLINICAL FEATURES:
ONSET ACUTE OR SUBACUTE
PROGRESSION:MOTOR PARALYSIS SPREADS USUALLY WITHIN 30 MINUTES TO FOUR WEEKS TIME.IT MAY TAKE ON AN EVERAGE OF 4 TO 5 DAYS FOR THE WEAKNESS TO REACH ITS PEAK IT MAINTAINS PLATEAU FOR 15 TO 20 DAYS FOLLOWING WHICH THE PATIENT RECOVERS FOR 4 TO 6 MONTHS.
MOTOR:WEAKNESS OF MUSCLES WHICH IS OF LMN TYPE  IS SEEN.
AREFLEXIA:
MYALGIA:
SPHINCTER DISTURBANCES:
AUTONOMIC DISTURBANCES:
TREATMENT:
MAINTENANCE OF RANGE OF MOTION AT ALL JOINTS
FOR PAIN RELEIF TENS IS MOST COMMONLY USED.
MAITENANCE OF MUSCLE PROPERTIES.
TREATMENT OF PRESSURE SORES
PREVENTION OF POSTURAL HYPOTENSION
PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT
STRENGTHENING EXERCISES
GAIT TRAINING
 












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